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Synonyms for sheath
ʃiθ; ʃiðz

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  1. sheath(noun)


  2. sheath(verb)

    To put an object (especially a weapon, in particular, a sword) into its sheath.



Princeton's WordNet

  1. sheath(noun)

    a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)

    case, cocktail dress

  2. sheath, case(noun)

    an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

    typeface, pillowcase, type, face, suit, font, slip, instance, compositor's case, casing, caseful, cocktail dress, pillow slip, case, example, event, display case, showcase, guinea pig, shell, fount, vitrine, typesetter's case, cause, character, lawsuit, causa, grammatical case, eccentric, subject

  3. cocktail dress, sheath(noun)

    a dress suitable for formal occasions

    case, cocktail dress

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sheath(n.)

    case (as for a sword), scabbard

  2. sheath(n.)

    (bot.) base of a leaf (when it is wrapped around a stem)

  3. sheath(n.)

    (Ent.) wing-case

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sheath(n)

    case, scabbard, covering

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sheath":

    girdle, sleeve, duct, tubing, envelope, casing, mantle, extensible, hilt

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How to use sheath in a sentence?

  1. Rajveer Purohit:

    You can imagine a balloon that gets filled up with water, and then you have this tense sheath that's surrounding the balloon, and that's what gives you the stiffness with an erection. And the fracture is a rupture of the balloon and the sheath surrounding the balloon, the vast majority of cases are one-sided, or unilateral, corporal ruptures. But sometimes Rajveer Purohit do have someone who's had a bilateral, or two-sided, corporal fracture involving the urethra.

  2. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The shades of night were falling fast,As though an Alpine village passedA youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice,A banner with the strange device,ExcelsiorHis brow was sad his eye beneath,Flashed like a falchion from its sheath,And like a silver clarion rungThe accents of that unknown tongue,Excelsior

  3. Lord Byron:

    For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breath, And love itself have rest.

  4. President Muhammadu Buhari:

    I want to call on the militants to sheath their weapons and embrace dialogue with government, we are making contacts with everybody who is involved, the ones that we can identify, through them, the ones that we can't identify so that there is a lot more inclusiveness in this dialogue.

  5. Lord Byron:

    For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause for breathe, And love itself have rest

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